The Future of Work

What will the future of work look like - and what does it mean for you? Explore how technology, thought-leadership and creativity will shape new ways of working and connecting.

Tips for success in your new job

You've got the job - now what? Based on one of our webinars from earlier in the year, our experienced alumni hiring managers share advice on having a voice as a new graduate, building internal relationships, recognising influencers, and finding mentors in your workplace.

Creating a successful side hustle

Are you curious about what it takes to start a side hustle? Vibhor Pandey, a community manager with QUT Entrepreneurship, shares his top three tips for developing a side hustle based on his experience building his own startups.

Community

Discover how the QUT community is making a real difference across the world.

Meet the 2020 Olympic Games content curator: Angela Bacic

QUT alumnus Angela Bacic credits “hard work, determination, and passion” as the key attributes which led her to her dream role – working for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Organising Committee.

The race to save our ocean

Climate change is plunging the health of our oceans into rapid decline. Launched in 2019, Live Ocean is a New Zealand organisation with a focus on restoring and protecting the blue planet. CEO of Live Ocean and QUT alumnus, Sally Paterson, explains the ‘ocean opportunity’ in the race to save our oceans.

Health and Wellbeing

Learn how you can keep your physical and mental health, social connection and work-life balance in check.

We need to talk: How to manage difficult conversations

Most, if not all, managers have faced the inevitable of needing to have a difficult conversation with an employee. To help you navigate those often awkward moments, Professor Cameron Newton, Head of QUT School of Management, shares a five-point roadmap for resolving conflicts and building better working relationships.

Regret nothing: Living sustainably during a pandemic

For many people, living sustainably has taken a back seat while the world battles COVID-19. How can we up the ante on sustainability when we can’t use keep cups? QUT alumnus and passionate sustainability advocate, Elissa Jenkins, shares a few ideas for how we can reduce our impact on the planet during a global health pandemic.

Real-world Innovation

Explore the latest ideas and advances coming from our QUT community.

Meet the entrepreneur: Fiona Holmstrom

Fiona Holmstrom is on a mission to inspire a new generation of innovators and make STEM education more accessible for all through her EdTech startup – STEM Punks. As part of our entrepreneurial alumni profile series, Fiona reflects on her journey of overcoming the fear of rejection and failure that first held her back – to the success of becoming the director of her own company.

Closing the loop for system change

QUT alumni and sisters, Karina and Samantha Seljak, co-founded Seljak Brand in 2016 with a goal to find new ways of making and using beautiful things that are closed loop by design. The brand’s award-winning, recycled wool blankets that are recyclable at the end of their useful life, are proving how small business can accelerate the transition to a circular economy. Karina and Samantha share their mission to design out waste.

Events

9 October 2021 - 27 February 2022

17 December

17 September 2021 - 11 September 2022

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